Schedule HG Large Industrial Service – Self Generation 500 to 6,999 kW, Time-Of-Use Effective January 1, 2015 Applicability This schedule applies to customers who operate a privately-owned source of electric energy supply within and parallel to the District's system and where the District provides for a share of the customer’s load at times for commercial and industrial customers for general power use with a demand of 500 to 6,999 kW. This schedule is applicable on an annual basis only. Character of Service Alternating current; frequency of approximately 60 cycles; single- or three-phase; delivery will be made at such nominal voltage as customer selects from among those the District designates are available at the customer's premises. Rates The rates consist of the following Customer, Demand, Energy and Power Factor Charges: Per Meter Per Month Customer Charge
Demand Charge, per kW: Winter Billing Months Summer Billing Months
$ 11.79 $ 13.53
Energy Charge per kWh: Winter Billing Months: On-Peak Period Off-Peak Period Summer Billing Months: On-Peak Period Off-Peak Period
$ 0.0689 $ 0.0445 $ 0.0948 $ 0.0597
Power Factor Charge, per kVAr
Periods On-Peak - 12 noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday only. Off-Peak - All other hours and holidays. Holidays New Year’s Day – January 1 Washington’s Birthday – third Monday in February Memorial Day – last Monday in May Independence Day – July 4
Labor Day – first Monday in September Veteran’s Day – November 11 Thanksgiving Day – fourth Thursday in November Christmas Day – December 25
Minimum Charge The minimum charge for each monthly billing period or portion thereof shall be the Customer and Demand Charges.
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Demand Determination In order to maintain placement on this schedule, the customer must achieve a demand of 500 kW or higher, but not more than 6,999kW, for three (3) consecutive months within a twelve (12) month period. If demand fails to equal or exceed the minimum kW requirement, the account will be placed on an appropriate commercial or industrial Rate Schedule. Whenever demand equals or exceeds 7,000 kW for three (3) consecutive months the customer will be placed on Rate Schedule BG. New Customer - Based on customer provided data and the opinion of the District, the customer will be placed on an appropriate commercial or industrial Rate Schedule. Special Conditions 1. Customer accounts billed under this schedule are subject to additional charges as stated in the Conditions and Surcharges. 2.
For customers changing schedules between billing dates (except for time-of-use), the schedule in effect at the time of the end of the normal billing period will be used to compute the bill. For billings where a customer is changing from or to a time-of-use schedule, the first bill on the new rate schedule will be based on the meter readings taken on the opening meter reading date and the next regular meter reading date.
Any customer who reapplies for service within 12 months of canceling that same service must pay, before the new service will be provided, any Customer Charges, Demand Charges or Connected Load Charges (as applicable) that would have otherwise been payable between the cancellation date and the new service date. The maximum demand in kW will be calculated as 50 percent of the highest monthly maximum demand occurring during the current month through the prior 11 months.
Winter billing months shall be the December through May bills. Summer billing months shall be the June through November bills.
The maximum demand in any month will be the maximum kW delivery metered during any 15minute interval in the month, and will be used in computing the Demand Charge. The Demand or Connected Load Charge and Power Factor Charge (as applicable) shall be prorated on opening and closing bills where the billing period is greater or less than the average 30-day period.
The availability of metering equipment may dictate time required to begin service under Schedule HG.
For calculating the power factor, the District will determine the ratio between kilowatt and reactive kilovolt-ampere (kVAr) demand by means of installed instruments. In any billing period when a customerâ€™s maximum 15-minute reactive kVAr demand is in excess of 62% of maximum kilowatt demand, an additional charge for each reactive kVAr of such excess will be made. At the Districtâ€™s option, the power factor may be determined by means of periodic tests. If determined by tests, the resulting power factor will remain in effect until a new determination is made.
A discount of 2.5% will be applied to the Energy Charge when delivery is rendered at 12,000 volts. A discount of 6% will be applied to the Energy Charge when delivery is rendered at 69,000 volts or higher. Metering will be provided by the District on the primary side of customer owned transformers.
Customers whose meter reading for the month shows net generation in the On-Peak and/or Off-Peak period shall be compensated at the Districtâ€™s Short Run Marginal Cost of electricity (SRMC) per kWh applicable to the time of delivery. The SRMC shall be calculated and published each month on the District website.
10. The District shall compensate customers for certified environmental attributes based on the short run marginal cost of those environmental attributes applicable to the time period of delivery, at a rate which leaves non-generating customers economically indifferent to the payments. The short run marginal cost of environmental attributes shall be published to the District website quarterly. Last Revision Date: January 1, 2015
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